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My toast is warm.
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My toast is warm.

Is that a problem?
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Old 21.09.2017, 10:08
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Is that a problem?
Apparently. My grandmother in Liverpool had a special rack specifically designed to ensure that the toast was never warm. Breakfast was always a struggle to try and get a warm piece of toast. At one point we considered getting her a dog, so that we could dispose of the cooled toast at a faster rate than she and her rack could produce them.
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Old 21.09.2017, 12:00
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I went out of a house covered with plastic sheeting + scaffolding today, hoping to see a bit of sun... and arrived at the bank which was also covered in plastic sheeting + scaffolding .
That's an odd choice of fashion - I usually just take an umbrella.
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Old 21.09.2017, 13:47
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I have to wait in all day so that I can sign for my delivery of F1 tickets.
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Old 21.09.2017, 14:32
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My OH and I began an animated conversation about the V8.

"It's so powerful!" I said.

Yep. He was talking about cars, and I was talking about the new Dyson vacuum.
And here I was thinking about the tomato/vegetable juice beverage that's popular in the U.S.:



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Ah, Blueangel, but do you have the opportunity to go for a short run at 5 a.m., come home to a freshly prepared fruit breakfast, have a secretary who keeps you focussed on the necessary paperwork during the morning only, then get to retire for a long snooze all afternoon, and spend your evenings either socializing or performing?
You lost me at 5 a.m. run. I guess I will never have the mooOOO000oooOOOoooves like Jagger if that's part of the deal.

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SOBEIT's FWP is that he's confused about the point of the thread.

My FWP: Yesterday they were handing out freebie chocolate bars in the train station, so I took two (one for me and one for Mr. Wishes). Turns out the bars contain hazelnuts so he will get to eat both.
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Old 21.09.2017, 16:01
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Waiting at the airport last week I started reading EF to pass the time, landing on the Mohrenkopf thread. Which planted a seed, leading me to buy boxes of 'Mini Mousse' to bring to the folks back home.

They all hated them. Cloyingly sweet, they said.

FWP #1 - Waste of precious luggage space that could have been filled with one of Laederach's other, most welcome, delights.

FWP #2 - I didn't try the Mini Mousse myself because almost 20 years here has left me with an intolerance to chocolate.
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Old 22.09.2017, 09:30
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Having remortgaged my house to buy an iPad Pro, Apple now want CHF 179 for a flimsy Smart keyboard and CHF 109 for an Apple Pencil.
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Old 22.09.2017, 11:44
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Having remortgaged my house to buy an iPad Pro, Apple now want CHF 179 for a flimsy Smart keyboard and CHF 109 for an Apple Pencil.
I thought you've just been to a swanky trade show. If they didn't give away the latest e-gadgets, then it wasn't worth it.
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Old 22.09.2017, 20:19
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

<<I went out of a house covered with plastic sheeting + scaffolding today>>
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That's an odd choice of fashion - I usually just take an umbrella.
It was an assembly kit for an umbrella - these kits are not as fool-proof as the ad says.

My fwp: Got the Ketostix in Germany today, found out that I managed to go into ketosis - and had two ice-creams after that
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Old 23.09.2017, 00:02
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

It's the weekend.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I adopted a cat well over a month ago and it still hasn't done anything hilarious yet !!
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Old 25.09.2017, 20:25
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I forgot to put my leftover Achari Biryani in the fridge last night, and left it on the hob. In the hope of heating it up for dinner, the rice turned in to congee. I've never been so downhearted when throwing something away, especially given the time it took to make the damn thing in the first place.

My OH has handed me the pizza menu:

"I'll have" *sob* "tandoori chicken" *sob* ..."double mozzarella, in fact, double everything, because I deserve it" *sob*
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Old 26.09.2017, 01:13
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Having dragged my OH to the thermal pools at Alpamare in an attempt to relieve some of his tensions, he got tempted my one of the slides. All great fun until I got spun round and dragged down a waterslide backwards, causing a 'wardrobe malfunction'.
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Old 26.09.2017, 21:31
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

There are only 24 hours in a day... notenoughtime...
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Old 26.09.2017, 22:02
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I just received my salary.
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Old 26.09.2017, 22:07
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I just received my salary.
Mine's arrived and already received a good dent.

Investing for the future...
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Old 27.09.2017, 21:08
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

It feels kinda weird when you write your 7700th post.
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Old 27.09.2017, 21:23
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It feels kinda weird when you write your 7700th post.
Oh but it's so deep, it will be remembered
Imagine how weird it would feel if you reread the other 7699.
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Old 27.09.2017, 21:27
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Oh but it's so deep, it will be remembered
Imagine how weird it would feel if you reread the other 7699.
And even there are times on the EF that threads get moderated and posts deleted. Hence it's important to keep the numbers up.

P.S. Believe it or not, that's exactly why I'm posting again ...
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